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Food & Water Watch files appeal in factory fish farming case

MEDIA RELEASE Consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch has filed an appeal in its case challenging the legality of Kona Blue Water Farms’ Velella aquaculture project in federal waters off of Hawaii. This means the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will review the federal district court’s decision to allow the permit. […]

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From native forests to traditional fishponds, reefs and beachs to forest and sacred pu'u, from mauka to makai, much of Hawai'i's surviving natural and cultural resources-our natural heritage and cultural landscape-lie within conservation districts. The hearings for Kona and Hilo are coming up Monday (Aug 9) and Tuesday (Aug 10).

Hearings to propose changes to rules governing conservation lands

From native forests to traditional fishponds, reefs and beachs to forest and sacred pu’u, from mauka to makai, much of Hawai’i’s surviving natural and cultural resources-our natural heritage and cultural landscape-lie within conservation districts. The hearings for Kona and Hilo are coming up Monday (Aug 9) and Tuesday (Aug 10).

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Coalition champions sustainable fish production in Hawaii

Coalition champions sustainable fish production in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Open ocean aquaculture (OOA) operations, also known as factory fish farms, are damaging Hawaii’s ocean ecosystems, impeding Native Hawaiian cultural practice, and sapping the local economy, according to a new coalition launched today at the State Capitol. The Pono Aquaculture Alliance (PAA) met with lawmakers Thursday to discuss viable local alternatives to factory […]

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Hawaiians appeal BLNR's Mauna Kea decision

Hawaiians appeal BLNR’s Mauna Kea decision

MEDIA RELEASE Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners, conservationists, and concerned citizens have filed suit in the Third Circuit Court to uphold their right to challenge the adequacy of the state’s management on the sacred summit of Mauna Kea.
The state Board of Land and Natural Resources improperly denied the request for a contested case hearing made by […]

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